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Things to Do in NYC During Westminster

(Monday, January 14, 2013)

Barkfest at Bonhams: Meet AKC/Eukanuba National Champion “Sky,” view exquisite fine dog art, enjoy a light brunch and support the charitable works of the AKC Humane Fund, Inc. on Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 10 am to noon at Bonhams, 580 Madison Avenue, NY, NY.

All proceeds from Barkfest at Bonhams will benefit the AKC Humane Fund, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charity promoting the joy and value of responsible pet ownership through education, outreach and grant-making. Admission to the brunch is a $50 advance donation ($60 at the door) to the AKC Humane Fund. For reservations, contact AKC’s reservation line at 212-696-8306 or reserve your spot online.

AKC Theater Benefit: See the Broadway show Nice Work If You Can Get It and enjoy an after-show dinner at The 21 Club on Friday, February 8, 2013. To reserve tickets, email Aliza Burns at aeb@akc.org. Thank you to PetPartners, Inc., whose support allows 100% of ticket sales to benefit the AKC Humane Fund.

The Progressive Dog Club and New York Metro Specialties dog shows: Top toy dogs and other small breeds like the French Bulldog, Boston Terrier and Dachshund will compete February 8-10 at The Progressive Dog Club and New York Metro Specialties events.

The shows will take place at Penn Plaza Pavilion at the Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street (across the street from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station) from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Entry to the dog show costs $10.00 per day.

Visitors can take a dog show spectator tour, shop in the vendor area (FREE access) or bring their dog and take the Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) test. The CGC test takes place on Sat., February 9th at 12:00 pm and is $10.00. Contact Josephine DeMenna or Pam Mannes at finju@aol.com to make a testing appointment.